ITU Attenuation Model Evaluation with a New 4 Years Ka-Band Database

Conference: EuCAP 2009 - 3rd European Conference on Antennas and Propagation
03/23/2009 - 03/27/2009 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: EuCAP 2009

Pages: 5Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Rocha, Armando; Neves, José (Institute of Telecommunications, University of Aveiro, 3810 193 Aveiro, Portugal)
Gaspar, Pedro (Department of Electronics, Telecommunication and Informatics, Campus Universitário, 3810 193 Aveiro, Portugal)

In this paper a new beacon propagation database collected in a slant path at Ka-band during four consecutive years is explored. The available data is first characterized and then ITU models are tested: mainly the attenuation model and the worst month one. Conclusions are then derived.